Adenanthos sericeus Labill.

Woolly Bush

Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Adenanthos

Category: Shrub

Zones: 9 to 11

Size: 8 to 12' tall and wide

Growth Rate: Fast

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Grey-green foliage. Red flowers.

See Australian Plant Image Index for photographs.


Published in Nov. Holl. Pl. 1: 29 in 1805.

Native to Australia.

Also published in Cult. Prot. 97 in 1809. This species was also discovered by Mr. A. Menzies, at King George's Sounds, and is not unlike Paranomus Argenteus...


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